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to unfold in the resignation of general david petraeus. new details tonight about a second woman that led to the fbi investigation. >>> veterans day commemorations across the country. how thousands in our area honored members of the armed forces today. >>> and good evening, everyone. i'm jim rosenfield. there were events all over the d.c. area today to honor our war heroes. the president began the day laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown solder in arlington. he thanked all military members for their service and said their contributions would not be forgotten. derek ward has a look at some of the other ways the area paid tribute to our veterans today. >> reporter: wheelchairs lined up with military precision awaiting this morning muster, a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the wreath laying ceremony on a day we pause to give them thanks. >> i really appreciate them doing this for us. >> on behalf of the boy scouts of america, i present this flag. >> reporter: older veterans would like be proud of this scouts biking to all the veterans memorial sites offer their gifts of gratitude. of
of the former cia director, david petraeus who resigned on friday after they discovered evidence of the affair he was having. they are now demanding answers about why they were not kept more fully informed about the month-long investigation. >> david petraeus is a great leader, a great patriot. >> reporter: leaders of both parties had great praise on this veteran's day for one of the most decorated veteran, former cia director and retired army general david petraeus. >> general petraeus turned around a lot. >> reporter: his accomplishments is not what's outstanding. they agree that he simply had to go after the fbi uncovered an affair he was having with a 40-year-old westpoint graduate who wrote a biography on petraeus, which was published earlier this year. >> i can't believe it. but that's what it is. >> reporter: the fbi discovered petraeus' affair with her, while investigating claims from a second woman that broadwell was sending her second e-mails. that second woman has been identified as the 37-year-old woman who was the state department liaison to the military joint specialist command a
details tonight about the scandal that brought down cia director david petraeus. cbs reporter bob orr on the fbi's investigation. >> reporter: sources say cia director david petraeus was never the target of an fbi investigation. but when his name surfaced in another probe, agents became concerned that petraeus or his e-mail accounts may have been compromised. it all began a few months ago when a female acquaintance of the cia director received a series of harassing e-mails. which apparently referenced petraeus. the woman who sources say is not a government official notified the fbi. federal agents quickly traced those e-mails back to petraeus' biographer paula broadwellment it then revealed evidence of the extramarital affair including numerous cryptic e- mails between the retired four star general and broadwell. she spent time with petraeus in afghanistan doing research for her book "all in -- the education of general david petraeus." last february on a tour, the married mother of two children made this comment -- >> i'm not in love with david petraeus but i think he does represent a
cutting ceremony. >>> more now on the downfall of the now former cia director david petraeus. u.s. government official is telling cnn the affair that caused petraeus' stepdown was first revealed through an fbi investigation. suzanne kelly has more now. suzanne? >> we now know from a u.s. official it was a complaint that paula broadwell, the woman who wrote the biography of general peatry was was sending harassing e-mails to another woman that prompted the fbi to investigate. also we know from that source that the investigation led to the discovery of e-mails between broadwell and petraeus that indicated the affair. that second woman hasn't been identified and the official we spoke with didn't know the nature of that woman's relationship with the former director. but more details are coming out about the time line of events and when u.s. officials were notified of the circumstances of this investigation. senior u.s. intelligence official tells cnn the fbi informed the director of national intelligence, james clapper, about the investigation on tuesday night, election night, just
of cia director david petraeus's resignation raising questions here in washington. what the intelligence committee is saying about her plans to investigate the affair that brought petraeus down approximate what it means for the libya hearing. more than 100,000 people without power in the wake of hurricane sandy. protests breaking out in new york, as the utility companies offer little guidance. we are live on the ground. honoring our armed service members, we will introduce you to the best charities helping our military and their family this is veterans day. i'm shannon bream, live from our nation's capitol. >> we are learning new details about the scandal that ended the public career of cia director david petraeus and how it could affect upcoming hearings about the benghazi investigation. the chair of the national intelligence committee says she did not received any -- receive any advance notice of this investigation. >> the senate intelligence committee received no advanced notice of any kind of investigation into director petraeus and chairwoman dianne feinstein said that finding out a
details about the scandal that ended the public career of cia director david petraeus and how it could affect upcoming hearings about the benghazi investigation. the chair of the national intelligence committee says she did not received any -- receive any advance notice of this investigation. >> the senate intelligence committee received no advanced notice of any kind of investigation into director petraeus and chairwoman dianne feinstein said that finding out about all of this on friday was like a lightning bolt. senator feinstein says she plans to investigate why the fbi kept relevant lawmakers in the dark and plained that the fbi wasn't looking for lusty emails between a four-star general and his biographer, they were trying, instead, to find out why broadwell was harassing another woman, whose identity is unknown. >> the worry is yes and yes. we received no advance notice. it was like a lightning bolt. the way i found out, i came back to washington thursday night. friday morning, the staff director told me, there were a number of calls from press about this. i called david petraeus
resignation of david petraeus as head of the cia is still sending shockwaves through washington. he takes the blame for his own downfall. we have the response from washington. >> after nearly four decades in international affairs. it was an extramarital affair that brought david petraeus' distinguished career to a joltingen. to a statement to cia employees, he acknowledged it, confessing his extremely poor judgment. such behavior is unacceptable, he said, both as the husband and as a leader of an organization such as hours. >> if they found out about an extramarital affair, they could use it as blackmail against you. >> he has been married to his wife holly for 38 years. they have two children. they met as he was a cadet and she stood by him as he raced on the ranks up to four-star general. last year he resigned his commission and was sworn in as cia director. this is the other woman, paula broad well. 40-year-old wife and mother of two. she is david petraeus' official biog grapher. >> to get to know him he wanted to run with you. >> i thought i was going to test him but he wanted to test
on fire. and the sex scandal shakeup at the cia. new details revealed about why david petraeus left his post. this is abc7 news. >> this morning a 5.8 magnitude aftershock has hit northern myanmar hours after a deadly earthquake struck. an initial count shows 12 people are dead. the magnitude 6.8 quake hit the former country of burma just after 7:00 30 sunday their time. a death happened when a bridge under construction collapsed. >> developing news, an indianapolis neighborhood is in ruins this morning as authorities try to determine what caused the deadly explosion that leveled two homes last night. officials now say at least two people were killed, two injured. firefighters put out a raging fire following the explosion. the blast forced about 200 people to evacuate. investigators say all power, gas and other utilities to the home that exploded had been shut off. they hope to learn more this morning as we can examine the site bidet light. it shattered windows and damaged dozens of surrounding homes. >>> president obama's re-election victory just got a bit bigger. florida now in the pr
. >>> for the latest on the resignation of david petraeus, members of congress are expressing concerns that matters of national security may have been compromised. they question the link that the fbi probed into the fernl affairs, which began with a complaint that his mistress was sending harassing e-mails to someone close to the general. >>> tens of thousands of people in the path of superstorm sandy still have no electricity as we have just reported. they are forced to put on layers of clothes just to battle the cold inside their own homes. but some residents are celebrating their first day with power back for the first time. susan candiotti is in the rockaways right now. are there any signs of improvement out there? >> reporter: there are some signs of improvement out there, but not on the street where i am. you see the apartment buildings behind me? the tallest one, there are 600 families. but in that one highest of the high-rise there is, there's a mother of two who is disabled who cannot get out and has not been able to leave her apartment for the last two weeks. again, this is a mother of tw
david petraeus stepped down as the circumstances surrounding his resignation come pouring in, so do the questions from key lawmakers on capitol hill. i'm joined by thooe na jones. there's some pointed criticism being corrected at the fbi right now. >> that's right. this was a big topic of conversation on all the sunday shows here. a lot of forceful talk with members of congress on both sides. let's listen real quick to what new york representative peter king, a republican, had to say on "state of the union" this morning. >> the fbi director have the obligation to tell the president or the national security council at the earliest state. so it's been going on for several months, and now they are saying the fbi didn't realize until election day that general petraeus was involved. it just doesn't add up. >> so peter king, as you heard him say, he has a lot of questions. he wants to know when the investigation began and if they got a court order. a lot of questions from him. we also heard from diane feinstein who is the democrat who is the senate intelligence committee share. . she's go
the resignation of one of our country's most decorated veterans. turns out david petraeus was not the original focus of an fbi investigation. nbc's andrea michelle first broke the story. she says she has more on the fbi's in -- how the fbi inadvertently found out about the general's affair. >> general david petraeus tumbled from the highest levels of government service after acknowledging what he called unacceptable behavior. an extramarital affair exposed bay cascading series of events that sources say started with a seemingly unrelated complaint to the fbi. triggered by e-mails from petraeus's biography paula broadwell to another woman not related to petraeus who felt she was being harassed and complained to the fbi. officials say in recent weeks, the fbi traced the e-mails to broadwell and only stumbled on the relationship with petraeus as a result. >> it's so politically sensitive that my guess is the decision was made near or at the top level of the fbi to sit down with general petraeus and have a discussion with him and let him know that this information had been discovered. >> broadwell
up on abc7. >>> we are learning more this morning about the scandal involving david petraeus. his sudden resignation at head of the cia is still sending shockwaves through washington. petreas said he accepts all the blame. >>> after nearly four decades in international affairs, it was an extramarital affairs that brought david petraeus' distinguished career to a jolting end. in a statement to employees he acknowledged the liaison, expressing his extremely poor judgment. it's unacceptable, he said, both as a husband and as a leader of an organization such as hours. >> if they found out about an extramarital affair they could use itos blackmail against you. >> he has been married to his wife holley against you for 32 years. they have two children. they met when he was a west point cadet and she stood by him as he raced on the fast track up the ranks to four-star general. last year he resigned his commission and was sworn in as cia director. this is the other woman. paula broad well. a 40-year-old wife and mother of two. she's his official buyographer. >> to get to know him he wanted
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